Moira Alexander

Contributing writer

Moira Alexander is the author of "LEAD or LAG: Linking Strategic Project Management & Thought Leadership" and Founder of PMWorld 360 Magazine and Lead-Her-Ship Group. She's also a project management and digital workplace freelance columnist for various publications and former contributor to Price of Business Talk Radio and USA Business Radio. Moira has 20+ years in business (IS&T) and project management for small to large businesses in the U.S. and Canada.

Project management: 7 steps to on-time, on-budget, goal-based delivery

Project management: 7 steps to on-time, on-budget, goal-based delivery

Project managers who follow these seven high-level project management tips will achieve on-time, on-budget, goal-focused delivery of high-profile projects, thereby increasing their project success rates and career prospects.

7 goals every project manager should aspire to achieve

7 goals every project manager should aspire to achieve

Project managers must look beyond requirements, budgets and timelines to ensure they are executing high-impact, high-visibility projects with a direct line to the organization’s overall strategic goals. Here’s how to be recognized by...

Project management: 5 tips for managing your project budget

Project management: 5 tips for managing your project budget

Budget overruns are a project manager’s nightmare. These budget management strategies will keep your project budget under control — and your stakeholders happy

6 traits of highly effective project managers

6 traits of highly effective project managers

To be a truly great project manager, you must be a strategic business partner fully vested in organizational success — and be able to roll with inevitable setbacks. Here’s how to stand out from the crowd.

The 7 best project management mobile apps

The 7 best project management mobile apps

For teams on the go, there’s nothing like a top-notch project management tool to keep everyone productive. If your company is in the market for a mobile project management solution, these are your top contenders.

Project management software: 6 free and feature-filled open source tools

Project management software: 6 free and feature-filled open source tools

You don't have to shell out for expensive project management software, these free and open-source solutions that just might fit your business needs.

How to connect business strategy with project management

How to connect business strategy with project management

Making the connection between your business strategy and project management isn't easy, but it is necessary if projects are going to serve a purpose and meet inherent business needs. Here are some things you can do to make the...

Free project management courses: Improve your skills with these PM training courses

Free project management courses: Improve your skills with these PM training courses

Project management is a rapidly expanding field that offers potential for a career leading and managing projects, but it's not easy or affordable to gain the knowledge you need. To help set you on your project management journey, here...

Why SMBs need to get project management right from the start

Why SMBs need to get project management right from the start

Project management products aren't just for big business. With increasing competition and the always-changing digital landscape, it's important for small businesses to take the grunt work out of critical business processes.

How to use data analytics to improve project outcomes

How to use data analytics to improve project outcomes

Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics is expected to grow to more than $187 billion by 2019 and the project management industry is projected to hit $5.81 trillion by 2020. Here is how some organizations are leveraging...

Scrum vs. Lean vs. Kanban: Comparing agile project management frameworks

Scrum vs. Lean vs. Kanban: Comparing agile project management frameworks

Agile frameworks like Scrum, Lean or Kanban are widely used across many industries. Each has its own focus, features, process, benefits and drawbacks. Here's how to decide which framework work best for your next project.

The best project management software for small business: 7 affordable tools

The best project management software for small business: 7 affordable tools

There’s no shortage of project management solutions for mid-size and large businesses. Small businesses, though, have limited budgets and simply can't afford high-priced project management software. Here are seven affordable options.

9 ways company politics can thwart your projects

9 ways company politics can thwart your projects

Politics is an unfortunate reality in many workplaces, but there are steps you can take to reduce the pervasiveness and impact to projects.

What is the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act?

What is the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act?

We all know there is a lot of waste in government. Well some politicians are trying to do something about it by enacting the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act.

What it takes to be a great project manager

What it takes to be a great project manager

Project management certifications and training, in general, focus heavily on technical knowledge and project phases, but there's still so much more to being a successful leader. Do you have the necessary soft skills to be a top...

How  a project manager can smooth interdepartmental conflict

How a project manager can smooth interdepartmental conflict

Interdepartmental conflict has always been an issue for businesses. However, project managers are uniquely positioned to help smooth conflict as it arises, but all conflicts are not created equal.

5 secrets to creating the best project management resume

5 secrets to creating the best project management resume

Each year countless resumes are quickly reviewed and filed away. Don't let yours be one of them. Here are five tips that will help your project management resume stand out and land you that interview you want.

How to choose the right project management tools

How to choose the right project management tools

With all the project management and collaboration tools available today, it's important for companies to carefully evaluate which ones will best meet their needs today and in the future.

Are you ready for remote project management?

Are you ready for remote project management?

The need for remote project management is a reality for most businesses today. But how ready is your business for the move? Here are some things to help evaluate preparedness.

How to choose the right project management methodology

How to choose the right project management methodology

Identifying available project management methodologies (PMM) is one thing, deciding which one works best for a particular project is much more complicated. Here's how to make the right choice.

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